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UCC Continuing Education Fall Class Registration Open


The fall 2017 brochure of certifications and courses offered by the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College are now available online at Classes are available for adults and seniors, as well as youth ages 11-18. Programs run from mid-September through mid-December. The Office of Continuing Education offers a variety of courses that lead to certification, professional development, career enhancement, leisure and personal enrichment and classes in Spanish.  

Certification programs including the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) Certified Bookkeeper (CB) credential, IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Certification, the World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) Personal Trainer Certification and the National Health Career Association’s (NHA) EKG and Phlebotomy Technician Certifications.   

Professional development programs offered this fall include Introduction to QuickBooks, Human Resource Management, Microsoft Windows 10, and Microsoft Office 2016 including Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Nutrition Concepts for Success, Real Estate, Anatomy and Physiology, Anatomy and Medical Terminology for Billers and Coders. 

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Enrichment classes offered this fall include All-Level Oil/Acrylic Painting, Abdominal/Core Strengthening, Guitar Knit & Crochet for Beginners and Intermediate, Guitar Part I and II, Spanish Part I and II, Retirement Planning Today, and Zumba.  

For more information on these classes, please view the Continuing Education brochure online at To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, go to One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 option #3 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus, which is located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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Summit Fire Department Blotter

01/01/2018 9:26 am     FD dispatched to a motor vehicle accident, car vs. pole in front of 196 GLENSIDE AVENUE.  On arrival occupant was out of the vehicle.  Summit EMS assumed patient contact. FD made notification to the power company to make repairs.  Summit PD remained on scene for traffic control and road closure until repairs were made.

01/02/2018 7:36 pm ...

Summit Police Blotter

March 12, 2018

3/3 - Daniel T. Lipkin, 20, of Millington was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and possession of an alcoholic beverage under legal age. Mr. Lipkin was processed and released with a pending court date.

3/3 - Taurino Alday-Benitez, 28, of Summit was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Alday-Benitez was processed and released with ...

Summit Area YMCA's Next LIVESTRONG Program Session Begins Mar. 20

March 18, 2018

A new spring session for The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a 12-week cancer recovery program, will begin at the Berkeley Heights YMCA on March 20. The program is a research-based physical and wellness program in which certified Summit Area YMCA trainers work with participants to achieve their goals. LIVESTRONG  at the YMCA helps cancer survivors who find themselves in the ...

OLP Presents 'Screenagers' a Documentary on Growning Up in the Digital Age

Our Lady of Peace Church and Academy in New Providence will be hosting a special screening of the movie "Screenagers" regarding a very important topic for families and youth – “Growing up in the Digital Age.” The movie delves into the important and current topic of children and teenagers and their use of social media and digital devices. The movie is appropriate for ...

Profit from Recent Volatility with Stock Market Bargains

Markets retreated in February, the worst down month in two years. A record surge in volatility caused several ETFs designed as leveraged bets on low volatility to plunge, with at least one being forced to liquidate and hand its investors a near total loss.

The Causes of February’s Market Retreat

The initial catalyst for the sell off was inflation. The January jobs report showed ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Learn a Language @ Your Library

Anyone can learn a language at the Summit Free Public Library!

Did you know that the Summit Library has a subscription to Muzzy Club? Funded by a grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Muzzy Club is an online resource that allows Summit Library cardholders of all ages to learn a new language. Languages in Muzzy Club include British and American English, Spanish, ...